UFC Athlete, Matheus Nicolau, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 29, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Matheus Nicolau (Pereira), of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, accepted a one-year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Nicolau, 24, tested positive for anastrozole following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on October 13, 2016. Anastrozole is a specified substance in the category of Hormone and Metabolic…

UFC Athlete, Viscardi Andrade, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

March 21, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Viscardi Andrade, of Sao Paulo, Brazil, received a two-year sanction, pursuant to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, after testing positive for a prohibited substance. Andrade, 33, tested positive for stanozolol and its metabolites, 16β‐hydroxy‐stanozolol and 3’‐hydroxy‐stanozolol, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on March 7, 2016. Stanozolol…

UFC Athlete, Cristiane Justino, Cleared of Potential Anti-Doping Policy Violation

February 17, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Cristiane Justino, of Curitiba, Brazil, has been granted a retroactive Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) and will therefore not face an anti-doping policy violation after testing positive for a prohibited substance in December of 2016. With this announcement, USADA is providing a public notice of the case’s resolution…

UFC Athlete, Daniel Omielanczuk, Accepts Finding of No Fault for Meldonium Anti-Doping Policy Violation

February 6, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Daniel Omielanczuk, of Warsaw, Poland, has tested positive for a prohibited substance, which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault or negligence in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidance concerning meldonium. Omielanczuk, 34, tested positive for meldonium as the result of…

Independent Arbitrator Imposes Two-Year Sanction on UFC Athlete, Felipe Olivieri, for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 25, 2017 USADA announced today that an independent Arbitrator for McLaren Global Sports Solutions, Inc. (MGSS) has rendered a decision in the case of UFC® athlete, Felipe Olivieri, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and determined that Olivieri should receive a two-year period of ineligibility for his anti-doping policy violation. Following an out-of-competition urine test…

UFC Athlete, Brock Lesnar, Receives Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

January 4, 2017 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Brock Lesnar, of the Brooklyn Park, M.N., received a one-year sanction, pursuant to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, after testing positive for a prohibited substance on two occasions. Lesnar, 39, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, 4-hydroxyclomiphene, following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on June 28,…

UFC Athlete, Carlos Diego Ferreira, Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation

December 21, 2016 USADA announced today that UFC® athlete, Carlos Diego Ferreira, of Amazonas, Brazil, has accepted a 17-month sanction for an anti-doping policy violation after declaring the use of a product that listed and contained a prohibited substance, and testing positive for another prohibited substance. Ferreira, 31, tested positive for Ostarine as a result…